The decision to take the plunge into the world of real estate ownership is a big one. There are a myriad of factors at play both internally (for you) and externally (for the banks, realtors, etc.).
I recently read an article about how to decide if you are ready to purchase a house with someone else (Yes, it’s getting that serious). That threw in a whole slew of other factors into the complexity of this big decision. Today we’re going to focus on you. Besides all the external and financial factors, are you ready to purchase a home. Let’s dig in.
The first question is about maintenance. With a rental, you’re off the hook. If the hot water heater stops working or the washer or dryer poops out, all you need to do is make a phone call and it magically gets fixed.
It’s also likely that your lawn is maintained, the shrubs…